Category Archives: Therapy

Would Your Teen Benefit from Family Therapy?

By Brittany Fella, MALicensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT 92791) We love working with teens  – in both individual and family online therapy.  But how do you decide if individual or family therapy would be most helpful for your teen?  Consider these factors: When Individual Therapy is Best  If your teen’s primary concerns are academic challenges, self-esteem, or friendship

How Does Online Therapy Work?

What is online therapy?   It’s the use of electronic transmission to provide interactive real-time mental health services remotely. We’re using video and audio to closely simulate in-person dynamics.   We use telehealth’s Secure Video, software with encryption via a HIPAA-compliant platform (Zoom) to maximize your confidentiality.  It offers video options for both individuals and groups.   What kinds

A Bit About Our Institute Training Program

A Bit About Our Institute Training Program Each academic year, the Institute for Girl’s Development selects 2 – 4 dedicated and experienced clinicians-in-training to participate in our highly selective Professional Training Program. Who Participates in the Institute’s Professional Training Program?   • Postdoctoral Fellows have completed their doctoral degrees as well as multiple years of training

25 Weekly Groups for All Ages!

Give your child or teen – and yourself – the support needed to thrive! Dear friends and colleagues, I’m proud to lead our Child and Adolescent Group Therapy Program at the Institute. As you’re updating your schedules for 2019, we wanted to offer a helpful overview of our current group therapy options – in a

13 Questions to Ask a Potential Therapist

When you are considering therapy for your child or teen, you may wonder how to begin your search for a therapist. Get a recommendation:  Word of mouth is often an excellent way to obtain a recommendation. Pediatricians, school counselors, pastors, rabbis, and friends may be a source of information about local therapists. Some parents prefer

Child And Adolescent Specialty Program (CASP)—Group Therapy Program: FAQs

IFGD Group Therapy Program: FAQs Child and Adolescent Specialty Practice (CASP) Tell me about group therapy at the Institute? Our groups help participants build skills in the areas of mindfulness, self-care and emotional regulation, friendship skills, and more.  Facilitators combine age-appropriate discussion, reflection, and activities – like games, role play, and crafts – to help

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